Intel X299 microcode update promises better Cascade Lake-X overclocking

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 27 2019 @ 18:00 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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MSI announced that Intel has released a microcode update that enhances the Cascade Lake-X overclocking capabilities on X299 motherboards. MSI says this update will be available soon for the motherboards listed below.
MSI, the world leading motherboard manufacturer, takes initiative to release BIOS updates for X299 motherboards soon.

To enhance the overclocking capability for the newly launched Intel® Core™ X-series Processors (Intel Core™ i9-10980XE, 10940X, 10920X, 10900X), Intel will provide a new microcode update.

Current BIOS versions have already been supportable for the Intel® Core-X i9 10000 series processors. To maximize the overall performance, MSI will release BIOS updates for all the MSI X299 motherboards soon.

MSI X299 motherboard list:
  • CREATOR X299
  • X299 PRO 10G
  • X299 PRO
  • MEG X299 CREATION
  • X299 XPOWER GAMING AC
  • X299 GAMING M7 ACK
  • X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC
  • X299 GAMING PRO CARBON
  • X299 TOMAHAWK AC
  • X299 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC
  • X299 TOMAHAWK
  • X299 SLI PLUS
  • X299 RAIDER
  • X299M GAMING PRO CARBON AC


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